Bizarre murder case sees west Michigan woman jailed for life caught out by parrot in staged home invasion that led to death of husband
Glenna Duram, 49, of Ensley Township near Sand Lake, Mich has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of her husband
Glenna shot 45-year-old Martin Duram 5 times in his home before trying to kill herself on May 12, 2015
Investigators initially mistakenly assumed double homicide, but later said defendant attempted murder-suicide
Martin Duram’s grey parrot, bud, allegedly witnessed crime, in a video recorded by victim’s ex-wife, weeks after the crime
Bud repeated said “Don’t f—ing shoot,” in re-enactment of couple’s domestic dispute before the shooting
Glenna who claimed she couldn’t recollect events, was convicted in May for first-degree murder and a felony firearm possesion
Glenna Duram, listens to testimony during her trial
A Michigan woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man’s pet parrot.
Forty-nine-year-old Glenna Duram of Sand Lake learned her sentence Monday after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder and a felony firearm charge last month. Related articles:
Wife suspected in shooting death of husband Martin Duram, after pet parrot says “Don’t f—ing shoot,” in husband’s voice in a video his family recorded weeks after the shooting
Forty-six-year-old Martin Duram was shot five times in May 2015. He died from the gunshot injuries. Glenna was found with a head wound in what prosecutors said was a suicide attempt, but survived.
Martin Duram’s ex-wife, Christina Keller, has said that after the slaying, the pet parrot, Bud, repeated “don’t (expletive) shoot” in Martin Duram’s voice. Keller took ownership of the bird after Martin Duram’s death.
Glenna Duram’s attorney plans to appeal.